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  • Bad Racism
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    Excellence is Your Best Weapon for Fighting Racism The Bible says that 'the poor will always be with us. ' An similar statement is that racism will always be with us. So, the question is, 'What should we do about it?' There are many ways to fight racism: you might march, protest, complain, or beg the government for help. Some of these methods have worked well in the past. However, I think the best and most effective weapon today for fighting racism is excellence. Excellence will bring down more ...
  • Significance Of Racism In American History
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    Racism, as defined in our class, is the belief that one race of people is humanly superior to another race of people due to a feeling of superiority that gives them the right to dominate the other group. Throughout the semester, the material we have studied shows the significance of racism in American history, specifically during the time surrounding the Civil War. Also important is the way that racism is presented in American history textbooks, as these textbooks are the primary source by which...
  • Humorous Account Of Racism In Today's World
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    Racism and prejudice has been present in almost every civilization and society throughout history. Even though the world has progressed greatly in the last couple of decades, both socially and technologically, racism, hatred and prejudice still exists today, deeply embedded in old-fashioned, narrow-minded traditions and values. Racism is a case of 'misplaced hate' and ignorance, being not only discriminatory, but also seemingly foolish with disregard of all human commonsense. Why does racism sti...
  • O The Principles Of Environmental Justice
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    The Non-ethical Practice of Environmental Racism To begin with, a definition of environmental justice is necessary. This may be accomplished quite well by using ^o The Principles of Environmental Justice"o. They contain 17 principles ^o drafted and adopted"o in Washington, D.C. on the 24th through the 27th of October 1991 by delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit. 1) Environmental Justice affirms the sacredness of Mother Earth, ecological unity and the in...
  • Racism Towards People
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    Violence is an Appropriate Response to Racism think that this statement is very negative, as it gives the impression that violence is the only way to solve things, and it is not. People need to talk about matters that concern them with the people that are causing the concerns, doing this wil make dealing with the problem of racism easier. The saying 'two wrongs don't make a right' is a very appropriate saying to use in the issue of racism because racism towards people is wrong and so is violence...
  • Subjugation Of African Americans By The English
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    The history of the United States is one of duality. In the words of the Declaration of Independence, our nation was founded on the principles of equality in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet, long before the founders of the newly declared state met in Philadelphia to espouse the virtues of self-determination and freedom that would dubiously provide a basis for a se cessionary war, those same virtues were trampled upon and swept away with little regard. Beneath the shining beacon of...
  • Tradition Of The South
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    "A Time To Kill " Tradition is a priceless component to any culture, as it has been shaped and developed by time itself. Tradition passes from generation to generation, exercising its influence through the actions and thoughts of a people. The tradition that has materialized from the history of the American South is no different. It remains a pillar of hope, faith, and pride for those southerners who embrace it. Tradition of the South dictates a way life with roots in the very foundation of the ...
  • Feelings Of Racism In Many People
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    Racism: Genetics or A Fact of Life Racism... A word that means a lot of things to many people. To some, that word is the description of a way of life (or part of the genetic code) to others it is a repulsive term that represents closed-mindedness. In my own eyes, there are no Blacks, no Asians, and no Hispanics; there is only one race, and that race is HUMAN. No matter what our color or physical features may be, it all boils down to the fact that we are all HUMAN. This is yet another concept tha...
  • Red Truck Full Of Skin Heads
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    In Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 's, What's in a Name, a childhood incident takes place that deals with his father assuming the name George from a white man he passes in the street. Gates method is effective because it informs people of some of the problems that still go on today with African-American, and helps us learn where and when to take a stand. Taking a stand at the right time can lead other people to see efforts going on and join the resistance. Much like Gates father I was forced to make a de...
  • Shows Huck Misunderstanding Of Slavery
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    Throughout the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, racism and slavery play as an important theme. Mark Twain makes it as though Huck is fighting with two thoughts. First is, should he turn Jim in. Second is, for him to see the wrong in turning his friend in, not viewing Jim as a slave. Twain doesn t seem to think there is anything wrong with racism and slavery. But I believe that back when the novel was written, slavery and racism was an everyday thing. If this book would of been written in...
  • Used Racism
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    Racism. It's the big issue. But just how long has this form discrimination been going on for? Why has it plagued our society? Who is responsible for the continuation of acceptance of racism? All these questions, and more are answered as Patrick Allen writes about racism, and how it is still stronger than ever throughout the world today. Racism has been around as long as man has walked the earth. Does this mean it is right? Should man have learnt to 'deal with it' over time? I think not. Racism h...
  • Town In The Outskirts Of South Park
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    South Park is an animated television program on Comedy Central predominantly known for its raucous, controversial, and outwardly disturbing humor. Since the show started in 1997, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators, have been attacked by the censors, the parents, religious organizations, and even their own fans. Their idea of "pushing the limit" to increase shock factor is what has pushed the show forward over the last seven seasons. What the attackers do not realize is that the elements of...

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